Berrigan Shire Council will spend $15,000 rebuilding the retaining wall on the Tocumwal Foreshore.
It is on top of the almost $35,000 already budgeted for erosion control works in the area.
In a report to council, director of technical services Fred Exton said the new retaining wall is sorely needed because of damaged caused during the rehabilitation of the area.
‘‘Since the application for and approval of the Better Boating Program grant there has been substantial tree removal in the area adjacent to the boat ramp for risk management purposes,’’ he said.
‘‘During this work there was significant damage caused to the retaining wall and this needs to be repaired to make the area safe.’’
Mr Exton has recommended, however, that the wall be re-built using a new material.
‘‘It is considered that a better alternative would be to construct a new retaining wall from bags manufactured from heavy duty geofabric, filled with sand and stacked in front of the existing retaining wall.
‘‘The estimated life of such bags is, conservatively, put at 20 years.
‘‘The Foreshore Committee supports this type of structure as it will be a continuation of the erosion control works that are to be carried out using the same bags.’’
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